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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Lee Li-Young  

Pen Name: None


Audience: Adult;

Born: Jakarta, Indonesia

-- Lee Li-Young on WorldCat --

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Biographical and Professional Information


Selected Titles At Your Library

Book of My Nights.
ISBN: 9781938160400. OCLC Number: 881887141

BOA Editions Ltd.,. .

The long-awaited new poetry collection from one of the world's most acclaimed young poets.

ISBN: 9781938160547. OCLC Number: 866440353

BOA Editions Ltd.,. .

Winner of the 1990 Delmore Schwartz Memorial Poetry Award.

The winged seed :
ISBN: 9781938160042. OCLC Number: 892573921

. .

A reissue of acclaimed poet Li-Young Lee's heart-wrenching memoir, with a new foreword by the author and never-before-seen photos.

Additional Title Information


, BOA Editions, 1986, ISBN:

The City in Which I Love You

, BOA Editions, 1990, ISBN:

The Winged Seed

, Simon and Schuster, 1995, ISBN:

Book of My Nights

, BOA Editions, 2001, ISBN:


Delmore Schwartz Award, The Rose, 1986. The I.B. Lavin Award, 1986, Lamont Award 1990, The City in Which I Love You, and American Book Award, 1995, The Winged Seed.

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